DWD announces Fast Forward grants

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has announced the Wisconsin Fast Forward grant program for employers who seek funds to develop and implement employer-led skills training.

WFF training programs are designed to train and place workers in positions that offer long-term professional growth and economic opportunity. Preference for the grants will be given to applicants that propose to train underserved individuals, such as chronically unemployed individuals and economically disadvantaged individuals. The deadline to apply is Nov. 20.